“My purpose is to bring confidence and financial independence for individuals and families facing life-changing events. Whether it's the transfer of a business, divorce, death of a loved one or retirement, I am a financial transition specialist that can help plan for wealth while change is swirling. Each individual, each family is unique and so are their financial circumstances. With my help, clients can make sound financial decisions today that serve them well into the future.”
Ivy’s career as a financial professional began in 1993 at a premier financial services firm. Today she runs a values-based financial planning practice that focuses on the objectives, needs and goals of clients. The process always begins with a thorough understanding of the client’s specific situation, commitment to bringing creative solutions to clients for their financial issues and a strong belief in advisor collaboration. Each individual, each family is unique and so are their financial circumstances. The end result is a plan designed to provide a sense of security, confidence in the client’s financial well-being, today and in the future.
Ivy and her team provide these comprehensive financial solutions for baby boomer business owners, creative and performing artists, and retirees through Sagemark Consulting, a division of Lincoln Financial Advisors. These successful individuals and families seek their expertise in all areas of planning required by families of wealth. They coordinate various aspects of their financial “house” including estate, business transition, financial independence, retirement, investment and legacy planning. People work with Ivy and her team for their creative design capabilities. They translate goals into action steps and are the catalyst to make sure things get done! Their attention to detail, personal service and ability to help crystallize life and legacy goals are greatly appreciated by individual clients, as well as corporations and non-profit organizations.
She earned her BA in Psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and a CERTIFIED DIVORCE FINANCIAL ANALYST™*. She also holds FINRA Series 7, 63 and 65 security registrations and is fully licensed to provide Life and Health Insurance. She has been a guest speaker on television and radio talk shows and has been the presenter at many workshops. She is a member of many professional associations and is involved with several charities.
*Divorce Financial analysis is not offered through Lincoln Financial Advisors.